Module 6: The Importance of Local Policy for Achieving Equitable Outcomes

Module 6 examines why policy—at the city and county levels—is important to health equity efforts. It provides an overview of 4 key strategies in the policy development process.

Duration: 21 minutes
Learning objectives:

  • Define policy
  • Analyze ways policy can influence health equity
  • Identify steps to promote equity through the policy process

How to get started:

  1. Complete the module at your own pace.
  2. To begin, click to watch the video below.
  3. Download the transcription for module 6 to use as a guide as you go through the presentation.


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After completing the Module:​

  1. Click the "Next Module" button to continue in order, or return to the HEPP homepage to select any module
  2. Explore the Health Equity and Prevention Resources and equity-related efforts across the country
  3. Fill out the module 6 evaluation via Survey Monkey (for non-CHES users)
  4. Learn about the history of the HEPP tool: Methodology and Project Advisors